Education Calendar

In-Person Education

*NOTE: Classes are currently being offered online via Zoom and not in-person.

Please contact Education Director Jean Gaare Eby ( if you need more information.


“IRB-HSR 101”: A Short Course for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research


Overview: The IRB-HSR 101 classes provide an overview of the ethics and regulations of research involving human subjects. Part 1 focuses on issues before approval and Part 2 focuses on issues after approval. These are free classes that are open to any study coordinator or investigator of clinical research at UVA. New clinical research personnel are especially encouraged to attend. CME/CEU offered.  Instructors: IRB Directors and Staff

Zoom Information for IRB 101 classes:

Meeting ID: 603 344 7008

Passcode: 112805

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Part I: Pre-Approval Issues

September 17: 8:30 am-12:00 noon

November 12: 8:30 am-12:00 noon


Part II: Post-Approval Issues

October 6: 8:30 am-12:00 noon

December 17: 8:30 am-12:00 noon


“IRB-HSR Chat Hour” for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research

Overview: Each IRB-HSR Chat Hour is a one-hour education session focused on a specific clinical research topic. CME/ANCC contact hours/CEU offered.


Zoom Information for IRB Chats:

Meeting ID: 603 344 7008

Passcode: 112805

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 Methodology, Ethics, and Regulations of Research Involving Human Subjects 


Overview: In this conference series, participants will learn how to conduct research more responsibly and how to better protect human participants in research. This course is offered jointly by the Office of the Vice-President for Research and the Department of Public Health Sciences. CME/ANCC contact hours/CEU offered. 

When: Tuesdays below 3:30 - 5:00 pm during Spring Semester


Zoom Information for Methodology, Ethics, & Regulations:

You must register for each individual session date using the link below:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.


 2021 Dates/Topics Below.


 February 16th           Course Introduction; What does it mean to be a Responsible Researcher?

                                 Jean Eby, ScD, MS, MEd Director of Human Subjects Research Education

                                 NIH RCR Mandate

                                 Janet V. Cross, PhD Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs

                                 Respectful Research

                                 Jeanita Richardson, PhD Professor of Public Health Sciences


February 23rd           Research Misconduct

                                 Melur (Ram) K. Ramasubramanian, PhD Vice President for Research                

                                 David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research   


March 2nd                    Protection of Human Subjects

                                 Susie Hoffman, RN, BSN, CIP IRB-HSR Director


March 16th               Welfare of Laboratory Animals        

                                Kumari Andarawewa DVM, PhD, DACLAM Associate Director, Center  for                                 Comparative Medicine

                                Safe Laboratory Practices

                                Tom Leonard, PhD Director of Environmental Health and Safety


March 23rd               Collaborative Research and Conflicts of Interest

                                David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research


March 30th                 Mentor/Trainee Responsibilities and Relationships

                                 Phillip Trella, PhD Assistant Vice President for Graduate Studies

                                 Sonali Majumdar, PhD Associate Director for Graduate Professional Development

                                 Yi Hao, PhD Assistant Director for Graduate Professional Development


April 13th                  Data Management Practices to Promote Research Rigor & Reproducibility

                                 Andrea Horne Denton, MILS Research and Data Services Manager

                                 Marieke Jones, PhD Research Data Specialist


April 20th                  Statistical Considerations in Responsible Conduct of Research          

                                Sarah Ratcliffe, PhD Professor of Biostatistics, Public Health Sciences


April 27th                   Authorship, Publication, and Peer Review

                                 David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research


May 4th                     Social Responsibility in Research

                                 Phillip Bourne, PhD, Founding Dean of the School of Data Science & Professor                                      of Biomedical Engineering